Together with my ‘partners in crime’, the quartet Kottos, I will be premiering a new opera by composer John Frandsen entitled ‘Martyriet'(Martyrdom) describing the last days of Kaj Munk (1898-1944) the Danish writer, resistance fighter and priest. Scored for a quartet of accordion, bouzouki, recorder and cello where the two soloparts will be sung by rising star […]
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The 3 major danish news papers kindly noticed my 30th year anniversary last month. The posted articles is from Jyllandsposten, Berlingske & Politiken. article in Danish here Article in Danish here
Happy New Year! 2016 will be an exciting year. Already this spring I will perform Astor Piazzollas Concerto ‘Aconcagua’ together with the Prague Radio Orchestra and together with the Danish National Radio Orchestra I will be doing the Danish premiere of Christian Winther Christensens double concerto for accordion, cello & orchestra. The concert will take place […]
In september I had the great pleasuse to perform some of my favourite chamber music pieces together with some of the finest ensembles and musicians out there: Trio con Brio, Apollon Musagete Quartet, Thorleif Theeden a.o. music by Poul Ruders, Sofia Gubaidulina, Astor Piazzolla, Niels Viggo Bentzon a.0. http://www.ccmf.dk Photo from opening concert From left: Soo-Jin […]
After a succesful world premiere of Sunleif Rasmussens ‘En Drøm’ at Nordic Music Days, Kottos Ensemble did a late-night session among the statues of The Kings’ Lapidarium. Photo by Svend Ravnkilde
“This release will convert the sceptic to contemporary classical music” – Thomas Michelsen Politiken, 11.08.15 Read the full review in danish here Order album online on: Gateway Music – Record Label Itunes (digital sale) Danacord record store – Cph (physical sale)
Through the past 7 years I have been collaborating regularly with composer Martin Lohse on a series of works which has now been recorded for a solo album released on both Vinyl and cd. The release concert will be the 11th of august and will be held in the new “black-box” auditorium of The Royal Academy of […]
In the coming months I will be performing my own transcriptions of two Carl Nielsen symphonic favourites together with The Danish Chamberplayers aka. Storstrøms Kammerensemble. The hymn-like and atmospheric piece Saga Dream together with the powerful Helios Overture from 1903. The programme will also include some of Nielsens most important musical ‘children/grand-children’ such as Vagn […]
The premiere of Christian Winther Christensens doubleconcerto for accordion, cello & Orchestra with the Tiroler Philharmonie conducted by Francesco Angelico. Heres a nice review from the opening concert of the Klangspuren Festival: http://derstandard.at/2000005518118/Musik-unter-der-Zeit-Lupe
My brand new instrument a Microtonal Pigini Nova arrived last year. It was custom made with a set of additional quarter tonal reed blocks. So far my first big project which includes the use of this wonder will be premiering a new opera by Karsten Fundal in 2015. More on this later. Thanks to Oticon […]